Semin Arthritis Rheum 2021 Jun 9;51(4):813-818. Epub 2021 Jun 9.
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Introduction: While MAC native joint septic arthritis is historically considered a rare entity, the number of reported cases have increased in recent decades. However, no comprehensive review of this topic has been conducted.
Objectives: To conduct a systematic review of cases of MAC native joint septic arthritis reported in the literature and summarize the presentations, baseline characteristics, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, and treatment outcomes. Read More